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  • Air Products: The firm targeted in suspected terrorist attack in France

    The facility targeted in a suspected terror attack Friday in southeastern France is an American-owned industrial gas plant. It was not immediately clear why the Air Products facility in the small town of Saint-Quentin-Fallavier was singled out. Art...
  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

    SOUSSE, Tunisia — A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 37 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle...
  • Feeling like royalty in the majestic Old City of Luxembourg

    Feeling like royalty in the majestic Old City of Luxembourg
    Our requirements for a European city in which to celebrate a milestone birthday were simple: It needed to be walkable. Old-world charm was a must. And a sense of history and culture was imperative. The Old City of Luxembourg, named a UNESCO World...
  • Beheading, explosion at U.S. factory in France

    Beheading, explosion at U.S. factory in France
    A truck driver once under surveillance for radical Islamic ties crashed into an American-owned chemical warehouse in southeastern France on Friday and hung his employer's severed head on a factory gate, along with banners with Arabic inscriptions. The...
  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

     Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France
    A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 39 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle East that followed a...
  • France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election

    France's toxic mix of demographics, terrorism and a presidential election
    If you think immigration is a poisonous issue in American politics, spare a moment of sympathy for France, where demographics, terrorism and a presidential election have collided to produce a truly toxic mix. For decades, France has grappled with the...
  • Rachel Marsden: Uber-chaos exposes the folly of French protectionism

    PARIS -- French police arrested the chief executive of Uber France and the general manager of Uber Europe this week for "inciting illegal employment." Translation: Uber is disrupting a system in which a cartel deprives the free market of alternatives...
  • French worries over Islamic State point to Syria

    French worries over Islamic State point to Syria
    Six months after the Jan. 7 attack on the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, Paris remains a city on guard. Black-uniformed military police of the Republican Security Companies patrol tourist sites with submachine guns. Museums, concert halls and even...
  • French soldiers accused of sexual abuse of minors in Africa

    Two French soldiers serving in the African country of Burkina Faso are being suspended over accusations of sexual abuse of minors, authorities said Tuesday. It is the second case of alleged sexual abuse of minors by French soldiers in Africa to surface...
  • France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State

    France links beheading, gas plant attack to Islamic State
    French investigators on Tuesday handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges to a man accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory and suspected of ties to Islamic State extremists. Yassin Salhi was handed a long list of charges Tuesday...
  • Suspect handed preliminary charges over beheading in France

    French investigators on Tuesday handed preliminary murder and terrorism charges to a man accused of beheading his boss at a French gas factory and suspected of ties to Islamic State extremists. Yassin Salhi was handed a long list of charges Tuesday and...